Sixth Form Applications and September 2019

Student's collecting their GCSE results are invited to collect them from the academy between 10am and 1pm on Thursday 22nd August. Internal and external students can also use this time to enroll in sixth form.

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If you would like to apply for a place in our Sixth Form, please use the link below.

Ark St Alban's Academy Sixth Form Application Form

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Please be aware that only Years 7 and 12 are expected to return to the Academy on Wednesday 4th of September 2019.

Years 8,9,10,11 and 13 will return on Thursday 5th of September 2019.

 

Teacher support

Our students are well supported through close monitoring and explicit teaching of study skills. We provide a silent, focused environment where students can concentrate on their studies and develop the self discipline needed for them to access University or the career of their choice. In light of research showing that most sixth forms do not equip young people with the study skills they need to become independent learners, we provide induction training on essential skills as well as sessions delivered as part of the tutor group time to ensure these skills are embedded.

Teacher support is commonly identified by our students as the main reason why they want to stay in the Sixth Form and why students from other schools want to come to us. Our staff are experienced A Level and vocational teachers, who deliver challenging and engaging lessons and personalise learning to suit the needs of the individual students in their small classes. In addition, our staff frequently run after school, weekend and holiday revision sessions to support students preparing for exams.

The pastoral team support subject teachers and students through academic mentoring, close tracking of target and predicted grades and careers advice and guidance.